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  • The Yoga Paradox: How Yoga Can Cause Pain and Treat It

    The Yoga Paradox: How Yoga Can Cause Pain and Treat It
    Evangelos Pappas
    Evangelos Pappas

    Yoga carries with it a higher than expected risk of a painful wrist, elbow and shoulder, possibly due to poses like downward dog, new research »

    Yoga carries with it a higher than expected risk of a painful wrist, elbow and shoulder, possibly due to poses like downward dog, new research »

    Yoga carries with it a higher than expected risk of a painful wrist, elbow and shoulder, possibly due to poses like downward dog, new research suggests. But it's not all bad news. The same study adds to growing evidence yoga can help manage low back and neck pain. These findings highlight the complex »

  • Short-term fasting may improve health

    Short-term fasting may improve health
    Mitch Leslie
    Mitch Leslie

    After years of fasting, the Buddha's "legs were like bamboo sticks, his backbone was like a rope, his chest was like an incomplete roof of a »

    After years of fasting, the Buddha's "legs were like bamboo sticks, his backbone was like a rope, his chest was like an incomplete roof of a »

    After years of fasting, the Buddha's "legs were like bamboo sticks, his backbone was like a rope, his chest was like an incomplete roof of a house, his eyes sank right inside, like stones in a deep well," according to one account. The Buddha didn't get what he wanted from this extreme fasting—enlightenment—but »

  • Keys to Healthy Weight Loss

    Keys to Healthy Weight Loss
    Berkeley Wellness
    Berkeley Wellness

    Fad diets tend to have lots of very restrictive or complex rules, which give the impression that they carry scientific heft, when, in reality, »

    Fad diets tend to have lots of very restrictive or complex rules, which give the impression that they carry scientific heft, when, in reality, »

    Fad diets tend to have lots of very restrictive or complex rules, which give the impression that they carry scientific heft, when, in reality, the reason they often work (at least in the short term) is that they simply eliminate entire food groups, so you automatically cut out calories. Moreover, the »

  • Fats vs Carbs: What’s the Best Fuel for Athletes?

    Fats vs Carbs: What’s the Best Fuel for Athletes?
    Lisa Marshall
    Lisa Marshall

    Pity the carbohydrate. For decades, serious athletes couldn't get enough of them, loading up on pancakes, bagels, and pasta before big races. »

    Pity the carbohydrate. For decades, serious athletes couldn't get enough of them, loading up on pancakes, bagels, and pasta before big races. »

    Pity the carbohydrate. For decades, serious athletes couldn't get enough of them, loading up on pancakes, bagels, and pasta before big races. But in recent years, a sexy new nutrient took center stage: fat. Athletes like LeBron James, Ironman triathlete Ben Greenfield, and the entire roster of the Los »

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Do Smokers’ Lungs Heal

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An Hour of Running May Add

Gretchen Reynolds

Running may be the single most effective exercise to increase »

Nutrition Mistakes to Avoid

Tammy Lakatos

The sun is out in full force and, if you're like us, simply the »

Why Are Vitamins Important

Andrea Cespedes

Vitamins don't provide energy, like carbohydrates, proteins and »

Carrots:Health Benefits, Nutritional

Megan Ware

Carrots are often thought of as the ultimate health food. You »

Health Benefits of Rock Climbing

Health Fitness Revolution

Rock Climbing is a versatile, physically demanding sport that »

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Lemon water is all the rage these days. Many restaurants serve »

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Eating Seedless Hybrid Foods

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Healthy French Fries with Spicy Kale and Onions

Here is a great dish that fills your craving for french fries but in a »

How to Take Your Blood Pressure

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Proven Health Benefits of Hawthorn Berries

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The Biggest Time-Waster In Quitting Sugar

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